New York Daily News
Iraq death toll exceeds 700 in February: UN
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 700 people died in violence in Iraq in February, not including nearly 300 reported deaths in western Anbar province, where security forces have been battling Sunni Muslim rebels since January, the United Nations said on ...
Violence in Iraq Killed 703 in February, UN Reports
United Nations reports 703 deaths in Iraq during February
UPDATE 4-Iraq oil exports hit record 2.8 mln bpd in February
The increase is likely to restore some confidence in Iraq's oil revival, which slowed last year due to technical and security problems, as well as an ongoing resource row between Baghdad and the country's autonomous Kurdish north. A sustainable rise ...
Iraq official says oil exports jump in February
Iraq oil exports hit record 2.8 million bpd in February
Iraq oil exports reach record 2.8 mln bpd in February
Iraq death toll tops 700 in February – UN
Over 700 people were killed in violence in Iraq this February with the capital city of Baghdad worst affected by the wave of violence. Iraq has been hit by a surge of violence over the last year, the worst since 2008. The Iraq government put the total ...
Baghdad motorbike blast, other attacks kill 52 in Iraq
It was not clear who was behind the bombing but violence against Shi'ites is often blamed on the Sunni Muslim Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), an al Qaeda-linked group. Baghdad has been hit by wave after wave of bombings since April as the ...
UN says 703 killed in Iraq in February attacks
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people, a death toll higher than the year before as the country faces a rising wave of militant attacks rivaling the sectarian bloodshed that followed the ...
Iraq: Suicide Bomber Kills Prominent Tribal Sheik
Iraqi police say a suicide bomber in western Iraq has killed a prominent pro-government tribal sheik as well as six of his militiamen. Police chief of the town of Haditha, Col. Farouq al-Jughaifi, said Friday that the bomber rammed his explosives-laden ...
Officials: Bombings kill at least 26 in Iraq
Wave of bombings kills at least 53 in Iraq
Authorities in Iraq say at least 26 people killed in bombings around capital ...
Books|The Madness of War Told in the First Person
New York Times
“You can't describe it to someone who wasn't there,” says a Marine who's served in Iraq, “you can hardly remember how it was yourself because it makes so little sense. And to act like somebody could live and fight for months” there “and not go insane ...
The Times of Israel
Iraq denies reports it bought weapons from Iran
The Iraq government Tuesday denied reports that it had signed contracts to buy weapons, ammunition or other military equipment from Iran but the White House nevertheless pressed for answers at the highest levels. Iraq's Ministry of Defense said ...
Facing US pressure, Iraq denies Iran arms deal
Iraq Signs $195 Million Arms Deal With Iran
Sources: Iran Sells Weapons to Iraq, Breaks UN Embargo
Why is the United States involved in Iraq? Here's one view
CHICO >> In 2003, John Crosby worked in military intelligence. He met with military leaders in a warehouse with a large map of Iraq across the floor. The work plan was how quickly American forces could invade Iraq. At the time, Crosby said during a ...
International Business Times
Exclusive: Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran - documents
The agreement was reached at the end of November, the documents showed, just weeks after Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki returned from lobbying the Obama administration in Washington for extra weapons to fight al Qaeda-linked militants. Some in ...
Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran
Iran, Iraq Sign Secret $195 Million Arms Deal, Causing Alarm In Washington
China's foreign minister makes rare visit to Iraq